Resting on a private heavily treed lot, this gated estate sits on almost an acre of land. 4600 Stafford Drive in Colleyville, TX is a picture from a fairy tale set in the Swiss Alps the beautifully landscaped paver drive welcomes you home to this beautiful 2-story French Chateau style residence.
With five bedrooms, five full/ two half baths, three living, and two dining areas, this retreat is magnificent at 7,832 square feet! Like any good fairy tale – this residence is filled with dramatic allure. Grand columns flank the entry to the front of the home and the fantasy begins upon entering through the over nine-foot wrought iron and textured glass double doors. As you enter the home the entryway is dramatic with a 24-foot ceiling and dome. The sweeping staircase with wrought iron details lead upwards to the second floor balcony where the guest bedrooms each have private baths.
The kitchen is reminiscent of Beauty & The Beast with a grand fireplace of granite, travertine, and stone. Other impressive features are the curved granite bar and copper sink. Any level of chef will enjoy the double ovens, double sinks, double ovens and five burner gas cook-top. The walk-in pantry has the storage many chefs only dream of, but like most stories with happy endings, this kitchen also offers a butler’s pantry. With incredible design elements, and attention to detail – not only is the mill work on the cabinetry gorgeous in the kitchen, it also provides an abundance of storage.
A breakfast bar and nearby breakfast nook provide plenty of seating, but also allows all residents to be in close proximity while preparing for meal time. In the nearby living space, the floor to ceiling stone fireplace adjacent to the breakfast nook will provide the extra needed warmth to fill any lulls in good conversation. Another stunning feature in this area is the massive floor to ceiling window that allows incredible amounts of light into the space, but also allows you to enjoy the courtyard area.
On the other side of the beautiful floor to ceiling stone fireplace is a casual sitting area with custom built-ins, that again have incredible attention to detail paid in the mill-work and hand finished stain accents. A beautiful travertine floor leads to another wall of floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a breathtaking view of the heavily treed green space. Behind this living area you will find a curved bar with gorgeous rich toned granite. Fully stocked, this bar will rival the most elite cafe with its incredible storage, built in fridge, and ice maker.
After enjoying your evening meal, you can retreat to the two-story library with added Turret Room. The stained glass decorative window that fills the library ceiling offers glorious light no matter the time of day. A grand fireplace, again a vision from a timeless fairy tale, is a work of art. With its carved details and motifs this impressive pieces stands at least 6 feet tall and just as wide. With ample built-ins on both levels – you can enjoy your collection of narratives sitting in front of the fire or gazing down from the balcony above.
The master suite will take the homeowner to another time and place with features such as a grand, cast floor to ceiling fireplace. The warm toned hardwood floors accentuate a seemingly endless space and the suite includes a door to the property which leads to an outdoor patio and fireplace.
The master bath is complete with another fireplace so that you can enjoy a truly tranquil spa like experience in the bath. The shower has multiple jets to simulate the most luxurious massage.
A beautifully landscaped outdoor space is one of the final areas to enjoy at this retreat. With a gorgeous curved arch covered patio an intimate gathering or large gala can be enjoyed outdoors. The final piece of magic in this fairy tale? The 7 car garage is air conditioned. Welcome home.
Address: 4600 Stafford Drive, Colleyville, TX 76034
For more information contact Sharon Hodnett at 817-994-7152 or [email protected].
Sharon Hodnett is the real estate agent exclusively representing the Southlake, Texas market as a part of the Haute Residence real estate network. View all of her listings here.
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